We take each customer step-by-step through the entire process, so they understand how we deliver the best value in custom homebuilding in Erie, PA.
Each project has it’s own unique set of legal, physical and bureaucratic challenges and we’ve navigated these challenges successfully since 1984
Initial Meeting and Consultation
After scheduling a time to meet at our 12th street office we will sit down to discuss in detail the Renaud-Peck custom building process. Typical discussion points include our building process, lot type, initial design criteria, preliminary budget and financing options. Detailed conversation points might include lot criteria, special features, community features, available sites, school district, zoning, topography, proximity to amenities. We would encourage you to visit at least one of our fine communities before our next meeting.
Follow up meetings will address critical details such as the financing process, contingencies, lot selection or topographical survey (if we are building on your lot), budgeting factors and conceptual plan.
Renaud-Peck has worked with with a bank on hundreds of homes, arranging and executing financing goes extremely smooth when they are involved, we recommend discussing your financing options with them.
Lot purchase or onsite evaluation
If you've decided to purchase one of our lots, we will arrange a meeting on location to discuss what your looking for in a home, how your house might layout on the lot and and other important details.
If Renaud-Peck is building on your lot, we will arrange a meeting on location to discuss what your looking for in a home, how your house might layout on the lot and and other important details. If you plan to use an architect or designer we would encourage them to join us on location to discuss your build.
Select, customize and price your home plan
Here is when you can explore all your options, use our knowledge and choose the design that is right for you from hundreds of home plans. We will go through and detail the most valuable features of your home and customize each one to suit your taste and lifestyle. All items will be explained in detail. We want you to feel comfortable knowing we understand what you want and having a firm estimate of the costs involved.
Detailed discussions will include layout, elevation, finishes, timeline and construction costs.
Finalize the paperwork and sign the contract
>If you've decided to purchase one of our lots, a purchase contract is submitted for your review and signature. If Renaud-Peck is building on your lot, once we have evaluated your location and discussed the main points, a building contract is submitted for your review and signature. These contracts detail construction costs, contingencies, specifications, contract terms, deposit amount and payment structure.
Depending on the financing situation, your mortgage banker may be included in the discussion.Contract documents are forwarded to your financing partner for review and approval. Once all parties approve the paperwork an executed set of documents is mailed to the customer.